Corn Milk, a typical drink in Labuan Bajo

If you know the Komodo, prehistoric creatures living on an island of the same name, Komodo Island, before reaching the island, we will pass through an area that is well-known as a tourist area. Labuan Bajo, West Manggarai, East Nusa Tenggara Province.

Local people - especially women - moved and rollicking cultivate the unique things that resulted from the West Manggarai, their culinary process that became known as the corn milk juice.

The juice is processed by the women of the Village Wae Kelambu, Komodo district, West Manggarai, processed from corn can prevent you from diabetes. If someone is experiencing symptoms of diabetes, then drink the processed corn milk juice without sugar.

Even the group of women, form the Ca Nai Group to invite other women to cultivate local food, corn milk juice is one of the local culinary.

Basic ingredients of the corn as much as 1 kilogram then cooked with 3.5 liters of water. Corn boiled with water, then grind the corn ("kemuk" in Manggarai), then blend. After it was filtered, then heated again for 15 minutes and added a little bit sugar and salt. Corn milk juice are now available to be enjoyed.

A creative work of local women in the region, began in a local food festival in the city of Labuan Bajo, they are interested in developing it.

Not hard to find this culinary specialties, before you set foot on the island of Komodo, a time to enjoy a variety of traditional cuisine awaits you!

(Source Markus Makur - travelKompas, R Dasim - Labuan Bajo /Image Tresna Purnama Dewi - Budaya Indonesia)


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